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IRCTC: Train passengers to get fined up to Rs 25000 for violating new Railway rule

Mumbai: The Railways today said that it would initiate action against those violating the Maharashtra government’s plastic ban which comes into effect from Saturday. “We are in touch with state government agencies to enforce the ban. After getting the nod of state authorities, we will start penalising passengers who are in possession of banned plastic […]

IRCTC Recruitment June 2018: Click to Apply now !

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has released a recruitment notification for the position of supervisor (hospitality). Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions before the deadline. The last date to apply or the date of ‘Walk-In-Interview’ is 25th, 27th & 29th June 2018. IRCT Recruitment 2018 Vacancy Detail Name of […]

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IRCTC Railways' online ticket reservation rules changed!

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) that was launched in 2002 has now almost 59 lakh daily users with more than 10 lakh of online tickets being booked daily through IRCTC portal – www.irctc.co.in – the e-ticketing outlet of the national carrier. With an aim to provide better service to the rail passengers, […]

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IRCTC launches new payment mode for booking train tickets! Get Details Here

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The IRCTC (Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation) is all set to launch its own payment Agreegator IRCTC-iPay. In a recent tweet shared by IRCTC, it stated that IRCTC-iPay will be available on the official website by August 18 as PCI-DSS security certificate has been granted to IRCTC. The new feature IRCTC iPay […]

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IRCTC Recruitment 2018: Know details to apply for Railway posts

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has released recruitment notification for the position of Consultant. The recruitment will be done on temporary basis for retired staff at nine different locations across India. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the position before June 25, 2018. Age Limit The maximum age limit to apply […]

Indian Railways cancels trains till July 26! Check list of trains before booking tickets

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In order to improve the infrastructure of the Indian Railways, as many as 30 trains have been cancelled on different routes for a period of 42 days. As per sources, the traffic block has been imposed from June 15 to July 26 next month on the Lucknow Division due to construction at Varanasi […]

RRB Recruitment July 2018 for 4103 Multiple Posts: Apply Now

Bhubaneswar/Secunderabad: The South Central Railway, Secunderabad has released a recruitment notification for Apprentice for Training in various units. From Carpenter, Diesel Mechanic, Electrician and Electronic posts to several other positions, the recruitment will be done. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions before the deadline to submit forms. The last date to apply […]

IRCTC Tourism Offers 8-Day Tour package to explore Buddhist sites

IRCTC has come up with an exciting offer giving an opportunity to explore the Buddhist sites across the country. The tour will be via Delhi and cover all the Buddhist spots in eight days. Here’s the Itinerary as per the official website: Day 1: Depart Delhi for Gaya- From Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station- Departure for […]

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Indian Railways' New Train Time Table 2018–2019; Here’s the detail

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Ministry of Railways has announced that the new Zonal Railway Time Table 2018–2019 and Trains at a Glance (TAG) 2018–2019 will come into effect from August 15, 2018 instead of August 1, 2018. Scroll down for all the details related to the New Time Table. SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY: TRAIN TIME TABLE 2018–2019 South […]

Railways’ reverses decision on escalators at stations; know the detail

New Delhi: Heeding a PMO directive, Indian Railways has changed its earlier decision to provide escalators at a large number of stations. These will now only be provided at stations with minimum footfall of 100,000 passengers per day instead of 25,000 as previously envisaged. With this, not many new stations would be eligible for escalators […]

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Railway announces Special Trains for Eid al-Fitr Season; Book Tickets Now

Bhubaneswar: In order to clear the extra rush of passengers for ensuing Eid al-Fitr festival, the Eastern Railways will run Special Passenger trains between Sealdah & Krishnapur for two days on June 14 and 15 and between Krishnapur & Sealdah on June 15 & 16, 2018. This apart, to clear the rush, the South Central […]

IRCTC introduces new facility to book unreserved train tickets

New Delhi: Here’s a good news for lakhs of train commuters as the Indian Railways has introduced a new mobile application enabling booking and cancellation of unreserved tickets. The railway ministry, in a statement on Wednesday, said that the app will also enable issue and renewal of season and platform tickets, check and load R-wallet […]

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IRCTC Railways’ Premium Tatkal rules & Ticket refund charges; New changes you need to know

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has brought in a few changes in the ticket booking system wherein passengers will have to be cautious before booking normal tickets as well Tatkal and Premium Tatkal tickets. This apart, IRCTC has clarified about refund in case payment is Settled but Ticket Not Booked […]

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IRCTC ‘Rail Madad’ App: Passengers must know before boarding train!

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: In line with digital initiatives of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian Railways has for the first time completely digitized the Complaint management system. Minister of Railways & Coal Piyush Goyal, today launched a new App “Rail Madad” – An App to expedite and streamline passenger grievance redressal. RPGRAMS (Railway Passenger Grievance Redressal […]

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Railway issues 10 new rules & features for passengers from July 1

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Amid so much confusion in the minds of railway passengers already, the Indian Railways has come up with some new changes and facilities that is likely to get implemented from July 1. With many changes in the recent times, ten more features and rules have been issued that may or may not benefit […]

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IRCTC Offer! Mail, Express trains to get saloons for exclusive journey

New Delhi: Aiming to increase earnings, Indian Railways will add a saloon to mail/express trains, if booked by passengers for exclusive travel for reaching destination in comfort by paying a little more. Known as an Inspection Car, a saloon is a specially designed rail coach with two bedrooms, a drawing/dining room, two bathrooms, an attendant’s […]

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Excess luggage in trains: Relief for Railway passengers; know the changes

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Under fire for its proposal to enforce a three-decade-old rule to penalise passengers for carrying excess baggage, the railways has now shelved the plan, saying it was only to generate awareness among travellers. The national transporter had launched a six-day drive from June 1 to check for excess baggage but the decision to […]

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IRCTC: Ticketless travellers beware as Railway plans crackdown from tomorrow

New Delhi: After a drive to catch passengers carting excess baggage, the railways has now decided to go after ticketless travellers from June 8 to June 22, the Railway Board said today. A report on the exercise will have to be submitted by the zones by June 23, a letter issued by the board to […]

Safety in Railways: Women officials to meet commuters with suggestions

Mumbai: Western Railway’s women officials today began interactive sessions with women commuters to seek suggestions to improve safety and security, a senior Railway official said today. The first session was held at Bandra station at 10 am today. These sessions will be conducted over the next five days in major stations comprising Mumbai Central, Bandra, […]

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Indian Railways’ new changes and facilities; All you need to Know

New Delhi: It has been noticed that a news item is in circulation in various social media platforms, WhatsApp Groups, and some websites which mentions that Indian Railways is introducing several changes and new facilities. This news is totally incorrect and baseless. A section of media has also published this news without verifying it from […]

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IRCTC: New scheme for Indian Railways' waiting list passengers; all you need to know

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation has rolled out a new scheme named- VIKALP to provide confirmed berths to wait-listed passengers of all train types and classes in alternate trains. The implementation of the latest scheme is considered to be hugely advantageous for the wait-listed travelers who generally face lot of hassles. Here […]

Alert! Rail bookings, services to remain briefly shut on Friday, Saturday

New Delhi: Rail services on passenger reservation system (PRS), including enquiry on 139 and ticket bookings, will remain unavailable for a period of two and a half hours on Friday and Saturday, the Northern Railway said. The services will remain shut from 11.45 pm on May 18 to 2.15 am on May 19 due to […]

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Great! Now monitor refund status of railway tickets in real-time

New Delhi: Railway passengers can now monitor the refund status of their cancelled tickets in real-time by logging on to a website launched by the Railways Ministry recently. The website ‘refund.indianrail.gov.in’ only requires the Passenger Name Record (PNR) numbers of travellers to reflect their refund status. “This facility is to promote transparency in the system […]

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Indian Railways releases new Guidebook; All You Need To Know

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: A guidebook, which will serve as a framework document for dealing with the children rescued by the railways, was released by Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani in New Delhi Wednesday. The “Guidebook for Creating a Child Friendly and Protective Environment for Children in Contact with Railways”, developed by the National Commission for Protection […]

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Good News! Railways to install 'panic button' in trains for women safety

Lucknow: With a view to strengthen security of women passengers in trains, the North Eastern Railway (NER) has planned to install ‘panic buttons’ in coaches as well as deploy women police personnel on trains during night hours. Since the railways is focusing on “women and child safety” this year, it plans deployment of women police […]

ECoR launches mobile based Unreserved Ticketing System

Bhubaneswar: In what could be a major boost for lakhs of railway commuters, the East Coast Railway today announced new provisions wherein passengers can use smart phones to buy unreserved train tickets. Key Features: ■  PASSENGERS NOW AVAIL UTS TICKETS THROUGH MOBILE FOR TRAIN JOURNEY ■  RAIL COMMUTERS CAN NOW USE A MOBILE APP TO […]

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IRCTC Alert! Over 400 Summer Special Trains to run in June, July

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: With a view to clearing additional rush of passengers and also provide comfortable journey to the commuters during Summer Season, 2018, Ministry of Railways has decided to run over 400 Summer Special Trains towards different destinations of the country. Here’s the list of all the trains. Scroll down to get the details.. VISAKHAPATNAM-KIRANDUL VIA […]

Alert! Indian Railways Announces 452 Summer Special Trains till July

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: In order to clear extra rush of Passengers during the season, the Central Railways has announced to run as many as 452 summer special trains till July, 2018. The details of the trains have been provided below. Train No. 01115/01116 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Gorakhpur will run from April 7, 2018 to June 23 on every […]

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IRCTC Indian Railways' new ticket refund rules; All you need to know

If amount getting debited from customer account and ticket not issued, IRCTC will refund the entire Fare and IRCTC service charges electronically (as credit to the relevant credit /debit card account used for the transaction), but the bank/card transaction charges are likely to be forfeited. IRCTC’s payment reconciliation team works on a 24×7 basis, IRCTC […]

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IRCTC's new Tatkal & Refund Charges; All you need to know

As per announcement made by the Indian Railways, it has been decided to revise Tatkal charges as given below. The Tatkal charges have been fixed as a percentage of fare at the rate of 10% of basic fare for second class and 30% of basic fare for all other classes subject to minimum and maximum […]

IRCTC to convert Indian Railways into Airlines' way!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Listening to someone annoyed and disappointed with the catering service of the Indian Railways is nothing new due to the lacuna in proper management and customer services. But the IRCTC has been constantly working on the ways to improve the catering system in the public transporter. In one such attempt by the IRCTC, […]

Now, choose from menu, pay by card on these trains

New Delhi: Passengers on 25 trains can now choose their meals from a pre-loaded menu and pay through credit or debit cards without worrying about being overcharged or having to shell out the exact amount for their food, railway officials have said. The facility, recently put into effect, will cover all zones in a phased […]

IRCTC offers exciting package for Vaishnodevi tour; Get details here

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: With the onset of summer holidays, if you are looking for some enjoyment then what better than to kick off a devotional tour to some of the exciting pilgrimage sites across the country. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is offering 3 nights/4 days tour package to ‘ Mata Vaishnodevi, one of […]

IRCTC’s new service to change train ‘Boarding Station; know details

If your plan has been changed for a particular journey and you need to change the boarding station, you don’t have to get tensed any more as the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), Indian Railways e-ticketing website online, has come up with a new service for the passengers. Through a tweet, IRCTC recently […]

IRCTC Offer: Indian Railways' 3 Nights & 4 Days tour for pilgrims; Get Details Here

To facilitate pilgrims planning to visit sacred destinations across the country, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come up with an initiative, Holy Town Tirupati Darshan – An all inclusive tour package from Kacheguda with confirmed Train Tickets, confirmed Darshan of Lord Balaji and other nearby important temples. Scroll Down for the […]

Indian Railways announces 100 Summer Special Trains from May to August

Bhubaneswar/Secunderabad: In order to clear extra rush of Passengers during summer season, the South Central Railway has decided to run as many as 100 special trains between Secunderabad-Raxaul, Secunderabad-Barauni, Secunderabad-Vijayawada, Secunderabad – Guwahati, Secunderabad – Darbhanga, Hyderabad – Raxaul and Kakinada Town-Raichur. Scroll down to see the list of trains and the schedule detailed below. […]

IRCTC's new refund rules for cancellation of tickets; know the detail

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Keeping mindful of latest rights and rules that passengers should be aware of when claiming refund on cancelled tickets is of utmost importance. Below are some of the most basic pointers to note while looking to reclaim your refund money. At present, train tickets can be cancelled across ticket counters, IRCTC website and […]

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Indian Railways’ Rs10 lakh prize money: Submit suggestion and earn

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Indian Railways is providing monetary award to citizens… Yes, you have heard right. Here’s a chance to win; your ideas can make you win Rs 10 lakh from the Railways. Indian Railways, which ferries over 22 million passengers every day, is facing issues in revenue growth over the past four years and to […]

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WARNING: IRCTC warns against ‘unofficial food delivery’ agencies

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will soon launch ‘Menu On Rail’ app enabling passengers to order food online. As per IRCTC’s tweet, the availability of food through this app will vary according to the category of the train. Food ordered through the ‘Menu on Rail’ app will be available for four […]

IRCTC Tatkal, Non-Tatkal online ticket booking timing, refund & security details

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways has brought in some new rules to strengthen the online ticket reservation system, including the Tatkal booking. Some of the measures taken by the government are: Six tickets (maximum) in a month can be booked from one user ID and it can be extended to 12, if the ID is […]